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Record 17993

Reading Experience:

Wednesday 5 December 1917: 'L[eonard]. reading Life of Dilke [...] I'm past the middle of Purgatorio, but find it stiff, the meaning more than the language, I think.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Dec 1917 and 5 Dec 1917
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Leonard Woolf
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1880
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Jewish
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Stephen Gwynne and Gertrude Tuckwell
Title: Life of Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke
Genre: Biography, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2 vols, 1917
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17993  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Anne Olivier Bell
  Title: The Diary of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1977
  Vol: 1
  Page: 84
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1977), 1, p. 84,, accessed: 24 July 2024

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